More Lebanon Articles

  • Israel arrests Arab journalist over Lebanon visit

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Shin Bet intelligence service says it has detained a young Israeli Arab journalist for traveling to Lebanon, which Israel considers an enemy country. Majd Kayyal, a 23-year-old journalist for the Lebanese newspaper As-Safir, traveled to Beirut last month for a...

  • Detained Berlusconi ally taken ill in Lebanon

    BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese security official says a longtime ally of former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi detained in Lebanon has been moved to a Beirut hospital after falling ill. The official said Marcello Dell'Utri is in stable condition. A former executive in Berlusconi's media empire,...

  • Session to elect Lebanon president on April 23

    BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's parliament speaker on Wednesday called for a meeting to elect a new president on April 23, kicking off what is expected to be a lengthy and fiercely contested vote for the country's top Christian post amid regional unrest. The meeting next Wednesday is expected to be...

  • Syria war deepens fears for Lebanon's missing

    BEIRUT (AP) — For 22 years, Mary Mansourati has been waiting for her son, Dani, to come home. His shirts are ironed and hanging in his closet. His trousers, neatly folded, are stacked on the shelves next to his bed in the family's Beirut apartment. Dani was 30 when he was detained by Syrian...

  • Clashes in south Lebanon Palestinian camp kill 7

    BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes broke out in a Palestinian refugee camp near the southern Lebanese port of Sidon Monday, killing seven people, including the commander of an armed group, and wounding at least 10 others, Lebanese and Palestinian security officials said. It was not clear what triggered...

  • Lebanese former warlord to run for president

    MAARAB, Lebanon (AP) — A former Lebanese warlord who now leads a Christian right-wing party has announced he will run for president in the tiny Arab country's elections later this spring. Samir Geagea, a staunch critic of the militant Shiite Hezbollah group, is the first politician to...

  • Lebanon registers 1 million Syrian refugees

    TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) — Yahya was trapped in his hometown for two years by Syria's civil war, moving from house to house to avoid shells and bullets. His father was killed by a sniper. His family then fled to another town that came under a fierce government offensive. When the teenager...

  • Car bomb targets Lebanon army near Syria border

    BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide bomber in an explosives-laden car targeted a Lebanese army checkpoint near the Syrian border on Saturday evening, killing three soldiers, the Lebanese military said. The attack near the eastern border town of Arsal came after forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar...

  • Lebanon: Masked gunmen kill army officer in north

    BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese state media say masked gunmen have killed an army officer in the northern city of Tripoli, which has been hard-hit by Syria-related clashes. National News Agency says officer Fadi Jbaili died after two attackers opened fire from a motorcycle in central Tripoli on...

  • Syria-related clashes kill 1 overnight in Beirut

    BEIRUT (AP) — Hours-long clashes overnight in a Beirut neighborhood between supporters and opponents of Syrian President Bashar Assad killed one person, prompting Lebanese troops to deploy in the area on Sunday to calm tensions. The gunmen — from rival Sunni groups — exchanged gunfire and...

  • Syria terror suspect seized in Detroit renews homegrown terror fears

    A Lebanese-American man nabbed in Detroit on charges that he was on his way to fight for Hezbollah and Syria is raising new concerns about trained jihadists hiding in the United States and the possibility they will turn their fire on America, according to officials and Hill leaders.



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